Latest American Cancer Society Stories

2013-09-13 23:24:03

d'Oliveira & Associates has released a new infographic about the serious consequences of medical malpractice that results in the failure to diagnose breast cancer. The law firm works with experienced lawyers, who handle these cases. (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer among women in the United States. It is estimated that in 2013 alone there will be 232,340 of new cases invasive breast cancer and 39,620 women will die from this disease...

2013-08-30 23:26:21

Portion of the proceeds from the sale of the "Lauren" candle will go to the American Cancer Society, in honor of a 4-year-old cancer victim. Frankfort, KY (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Lauren Bells was only three years old when her family was told that she had a rare form of childhood cancer, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG). According to the DIPG Registry (http://www.dipgregistry.org/medical-professionals/prognosis/), most studies indicate a median survival of less than 1 year...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'